Stouffer, Samuel A., 1900-1960
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: This collection contains materials relating to Sutherland's teaching, writing, research and professional activities, and to his interest in constitutional law.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUGFP 31
Overview: Samuel Andrew Stouffer (1900-1960) was professor of sociology and director the Laboratory of Social Relations at Harvard from 1946 to 1960. Throughout his career, Stouffer led major sociological studies including surveys of attitudes of soldiers in the U.S. Army for the War Department’s Information and Education Division during World War II and surveys on public opinion of communism during the McCarthy era of the 1950s. The collection contains professional papers, including correspondence,...
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUM 291
Overview: The collection contains the questions used to survey American soldiers during World War II by the Research Branch of the War Department’s Information and Education Division. Under the direction of Samuel A. Stouffer, later director of the Laboratory of Social Relations and professor of sociology (1946-1960) at Harvard University, the survey results provided the United States Army with information to formulate policies and procedures. The survey results were published in four volumes as ...